Funding Partners

We work closely with our dedicated funding partners who help make our work a reality.

The main part of the funding for the Institute’s direct engagement work is possible because of generous funding from Sida. Sida has been funding this work in many parts of the world since 1991.

Thanks to support from ILAC, the Institute has been implementing a programme in the Middle East and North Africa to apply international human rights standards in national judicial systems.

The Marianne and Marcus Wallenberg Foundation provides a grant for the Raoul Wallenberg Visiting Professorship in Human Rights and Humanitarian Law.

Vinge, a Swedish law firm, provides a yearly support to research within the field of human rights in business and corporate social responsibility.

This Swedish foundation generously support the Institute’s library, a leading human rights library in Europe, to purchase human rights literature.

The Fulbright Scholar Program, from the United States Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, funds our distinguished Chair in Public International Law.

The Nordic Council of Ministers is funding a cooperation project on Public Legal Education, which is a cooperation between academia and civil society in Denmark, Finland, Sweden, Norway and northwestern Russia. The project is being implemented during 2017 and 2018.

Axfoundation  has commissioned RWI to do an impact assessment/study of QuizRR and other educational tools that aim to go beyond codes of conduct and factory audits to build knowledge and capacity on labour rights within factories in Asia. The study will result in a report during the spring of 2018.Allmänna

Allmänna Arvsfonden is funding a 3-year project (2019-2021) contributing to the implementation in Sweden of the right of persons with disabilities to live independently and to be included in the community (Article 19 of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities). The project is a cooperation between Independent Living Institute (ILI) and RWI.

Vinnova is funding a 2-year project (2019-2020) on clinical legal education (CLE) in Sweden. The project comprises of methodology development of CLE in Sweden and the running of two legal clinics for students at Lund University and Uppsala University. This project is a cooperation between RWI, Civil Rights Defenders and Uppsala University.

RWI has been working on statelessness research projects in Myanmar since 2016. Funded by UNHCR, the fieldwork research projects are collaborative efforts between RWI and partner universities in Myanmar to map the populations at risk of statelessness in the country and its human rights impacts.

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